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12:36 PM, December 07, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 10:18 PM, December 07, 2019

PM stresses three state organs coordination to ensure justice

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today emphasised proper coordination and good relations among three state organs — executive, legislature and judiciary– to run a state smoothly alongside ensuring peace, justice and development.

“I always believe the state organs — executive, legislature and judiciary — is inevitable for a state. These organs will run by their native laws. So proper coordination is necessary among them to ensure justice, peace and overall development,” she said.

The premier said this while inaugurating the daylong “National Judicial Conference-2019” arranged by the Supreme Court with the theme of “Justice for Peace and Development”, at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in Dhaka.

She added: “We expect such a situation in where the state’s three organs won’t interfere the activities of others as it will hamper running the state smoothly, maintaining peace as well as ensuring justice and development.”

The premier said the honourable President has formulated Warrant of Precedence and he has the only authority to change it, adding he (President) has also formulated the rules of business.

“No question can be raised in the court about the activities of the President in accordance with the articles 51 (1) and 55 (5) of the Constitution. But, sometimes, orders are seen giving on the issues under the jurisdiction of the President,” she said.

The premier hoped that the judges will work for ensuring the rule of law and justice as well with utilising their talents and creativity being responsible to the country, people and Constitution.

She also asked the law minister to take prompt measures to establish the first-ever law university in Bangladesh likewise other countries upon a proposal given by the Chief Justice.

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain presided over the function while Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq spoke as the special guest.

Secretary of Law and Justice Division Md. Golam Sarwar, Supreme Court Registrar Md Ali Akbar, and Senior Session Judge of Munshignaj Hosne Ara spoke at the function.

Judges from the Appellate and High Court Divisions of the Supreme Court and lower courts across the country attended it.

A video documentary marking the national judicial conference was also screened on the occasion.

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